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Apple Watch steals show from biggest iPhone ever

Apple CEO Tim Cook and several other top execs today pulled the wraps off the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and showed the company's long-awaited wearable -- the Apple Watch -- to a large audience in Cupertino, Calif.

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  • Hardware

    Dell's PC, tablet innovations draw attention

    In a copycat PC industry, Dell is trying to attract attention with the innovative features and technology firsts that it is bringing to PCs and tablets.

  • Apple

    Smaller Windows PC makers nip at Apple's heels in customer satisfaction

    Apple again topped rival computer makers in an annual customer satisfaction survey, the 10th year in a row its Macs have whipped Windows PCs.

  • Mobile

    We just might put a dent in data breaches

    Is the dawn of the age of ubiquitous e-payments finally here? Can we throw away our credit cards yet?

  • Search

    EU tells Google to make more concessions or face charges in antitrust dispute

    Google has to improve its settlement terms in an antitrust investigation over its search practices or face charges, following opposition from some quarters to the deal, the European Commission's competition chief Joaquin Almunia said Tuesday.

  • Apple

    Apple outsmarts the thieves

    Security is not always about creating a stronger deadbolt or a more protective firewall. Sometimes it's about understanding what motivates potential attackers and using that knowledge to make your valuables look less attractive, either directly or by comparison. It's this more sophisticated approach that Apple is using with its newest devices and software.

  • IT Services

    j2 Global acquires Web24 Group for undisclosed sum

    Melbourne based IT services provider, Web24 Group, has been acquired by United States cloud services provider j2 Global (NASDAQGS: JCOM) for an undisclosed sum.

  • Mobile

    Lyft acquires ride-sharing startup Hitch

    Car-sharing service Lyft has acquired Hitch, a startup in the mobile app-enabled car-pooling business, to integrate the service with its own shared rides business that it set up last month.

  • Disaster Recovery

    TasWater archives to deal with data deluge

    Tasmanian bulk water authority TasWater is implementing tiered storage to better manage its growing data volumes.

  • Data Centres

    Telstra plans hook up to Equinix Australian data centres

    Telstra (ASX: TLS) is establishing points of presence (PoPs) in Equinix’s SY3 Sydney and ME1 Melbourne data centres to deliver telco/media services to its customers who use Equinix’s facilities.

  • In Pictures: The wild world of workplace wearables

    The wild world of workplace wearables Between Google Glass and the Apple iWatch, interest in wearables has never been higher. Deloitte Consulting predicts that 10 million devices will be sold this year alone, representing a $3 billion market largely that’s currently driven by consumers.

  • In Pictures: NASA’s human space flight return

    NASA teams with Boeing, Space X to bring human spaceflight back to reality

  • ADSL & Cable

    VDSL2 standards for NBN to clean up interference

    With vectored VDSL2 broadband expected to play a key role in the Coalition’s multi-technology National Broadband Plan, the Communications Alliance has updated two related industry standards.

  • ADSL & Cable

    TPG revenue soars, ISP releases FTTB plan details

    Internet service provider TPG has posted a 34 per cent increase in revenue for the financial year ending 31 July. The ISP reported revenue of $970.9 million and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $363.7 million; up 24 per cent on the previous financial year.

  • Hardware

    Crashing Apple's iOS 8 party

    The many iPhone and iPad users that have held off downloading iOS 8 since it was released on Sept. 17, despite the promised benefits of Apple's new software, might be glad they did. Word is that crash rates are relatively high.

  • Smartphones

    Shanghai authorities ban government officials' use of iPhone

    Authorities in Shanghai have banned the use of all foreign smartphones, including Apple's popular iPhone, by government officials, according to a report from the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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